Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Systems Administrator was £250 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

System Administrator (SysAdmin)
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 136 155
Rank change year-on-year +5 +19 -48
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 3 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.13% 0.42% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.44% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
Leeds median daily rate £250 £388 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.48% +40.91% -25.68%
10th Percentile £220 £323 £263
90th Percentile £314 £481 £288
West Yorkshire median daily rate £275 £375 £245
% change year-on-year -26.67% +53.06% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Leeds
Contract vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 2178 2507 3098
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.54% 95.83% 94.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1548 1665 2141
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £269 £263
90th Percentile £545 £550 £540
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 43 97
Leeds median hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.15% -0.70% +0.70%
10th Percentile £10.60 £10.20 £8.75
90th Percentile £40.00 £29.60 £35.82
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +9.23% -4.38% +9.24%

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings that featured Systems Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in Leeds

Systems Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Systems Administrator in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Administrator in Leeds

Systems Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Administrator in Leeds

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Systems Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) SSH
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) G Suite
2 1 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SSH
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) VMware